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mindfulness training
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Considering mindfulness training for increased employee productivity

L&D leaders

Companies all around the world have already started to invest big in well-being programs for their employees. These have proved to be a successful incentive with a powerful impact on engagement. Including mindfulness training in these programs is easy and has the documented capability to lead to increased productivity and better results.

talent management
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Why companies should consider talent management as a competitive advantage

L&D leaders

It’s getting increasingly difficult to find people to hire. It’s even more challenging to find people that fit perfectly into the job. A good talent management program has the capacity to provide the kind of competitive advantage required to attract and retain the right people. Developing such a program and adapting it to the ever changing needs and demands of the workforce is the only way to go in today’s business world.

Best practices for L&D surveys
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3 Best practices for L&D surveys that can be applied right away

Course design

It’s common sense that before you set out to do something for other people, you should get an idea of who they are and what they expect. Then, once the content is designed and delivered, it’s best to assess its impact as perceived by the attendee. All these can only happen with the use of polls and surveys. So check out these following best practices on how to ensure your L&D survey will get you the right answers.

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Using advertising tricks to maximize training effectiveness

Course design

Video ads have been around for a long time and they still manage to bring a lot of money to companies that chose to advertise that way. The workings of video publicity can easily be incorporated in e-learning for better engagement and information retention. Learning modules are aimed at driving behavior (just like publicity is) so there are quite a few things to be learned from those colorful interruptions of our favorite TV programs.

career mobility
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How HR and L&D departments can stay on top of career mobility

HR

Career mobility is about the movement of employees across grades or positions, mostly upward but also downward or horizontally. It can also mean a change in occupation altogether. It is directly connected to job advancement and personal satisfaction. It’s a good way to make sure that employees can move to roles that match their skills and their goals. That’s why HR and L&D professionals need to be on top of it.

training generation Z
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4 Things to consider when training Generation Z [INFOGRAPHIC]

L&D leaders

Gen Z , though still very young, are already workplace adjacent. With their desire to save as much as possible and get an education without also acquiring debt, they freelance from early on. Very tech-savvy and with good self-teaching skills, they can perform rather complex tasks even before they get a degree in a certain field. Generation Z show great potential and it will be interesting to see how they transform our world.

Generation Z in the workplace
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Generation Z in the workplace

HR

Just as Millennials’ ways have become more or less the norm in most corporations a newer generation is making its way in and shows great promise of bringing about an even bigger revolution. They are the Generation Z. It’s clear that this younger generation will have a huge impact once they enter the workforce. Hiring them, on boarding and training them will pose unprecedented challenges for HR and L&D departments. But they are the future, after all.

storytelling in technical training
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The antidote to dry content: using storytelling in technical training

Course design

A lot of times trainers and designers fear that incorporating stories into technical training may be weird or inappropriate. Storytelling is aimed at connecting people emotionally with the subject. Adult learners may not respond well to being emotionally manipulated. With the proper motivation, however, they can be persuaded to move mountains and stories have the gift to do just that – engage and motivate.

adaptive learning is a ‘must’ in your corporate learning strategy
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Why adaptive learning is a ‘must’ in your corporate learning strategy

Online training

Each individual is unique and needs to be acknowledged as such. As a well-proportioned mix of computer science and cognitive research, adaptive learning manages to deliver a personalized, online positive teaching experience. For corporate learning, it offers great potential to map effective and time-efficient unique learning paths that lead to personal development and improved business results.

scenario-based training courses
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5 Steps to take when designing scenario-based training courses

Course design

Scenario based learning has many obvious benefits. It has the ability to engage learners and gives them the possibility to make decisions, try out different versions of solving a particular problem and see the consequences of their actions without translating them into the real world. Just like with any other type of learning design, there are necessary steps to take before embarking on the actual creation of the course.

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